City TV’s Breakfast Television sat down with EVA BC’s Executive Director, Tracy Porteous, and Myrna Dawson, Director of the Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice & Accountability, to talk about “Supergirl” actress Melissa Benoist who recently spoke up about an abusive … Continue reading
On Transgender Awareness Week we are called to reflect upon tragic losses of trans lives that devastate our communities each year. We are confronted with the fact that trans people face disproportionately high levels of violence and death as a … Continue reading
This CBC article spotlights ways to increase safety for women leaving an abusive partner, including support programs such as community-based advocacy programs, housing, supervised custody drop-off, and government child support. The article links to a CBC Early Edition segment that … Continue reading
EVA BC is seeking a Communications Manager to join our team! To find out more about this opportunity, please take a look at our job posting: Communications Manager.
EVA BC is excited to be growing its team! We are seeking a Training Manager to oversee EVA BC’s training and education programs. To find out more about this opportunity, please take a look at our job posting: Training Manager.
“[T]he question about what counts as a domestic homicide, or an intimate relationship, is a really important question that comes to the forefront in this case” says Kate Rossiter, EVA BC’s Research and Projects Manager, in this Globe and Mail … Continue reading
EVA BC is excited to be growing its team! We are seeking an experienced leader to oversee and deliver a new EVA BC Program, Public Legal Education and Information on Workplace Sexual Harassment. To find out more about this opportunity, … Continue reading
This Global News article spotlights the BC government recent launch of a public consultation, inviting residents to weigh in on whether employers should offer paid leave to survivors of domestic and sexual violence – B.C. wants to know if domestic, … Continue reading
EVA BC Executive Director Tracy Porteous was on hand at today’s announcement launching a new sexual violence awareness campaign for BC post-secondary campuses. Along with EVA BC, the Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, The Honourable Melanie Mark, was … Continue reading
This article from HuffPost Canada highlights how recent judgements in Canada’s court system perpetuate rape myths and re-traumatize victims and survivors, despite the calls for change: When Judges Make Sexual Assault Victims Feel Like Criminals.